Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, January 23

Boys...
Ameritime Classic-Championship Semifinal...
Top seed Hazelwood Central edged out Borgia 32-29 in a tough defensive battle at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The Hawks slowed the pace in the fourth quarter, at one point holding the ball for two and a half minutes before taking a shot. Borgia outscored the Hawks 5-4 in the final quarter but came up just short. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 11 points and Quaron Gooch paced Hazelwood Central with 13. Borgia drops to 11-7 while Hazelwood improves to 14-3. Borgia will play Parkway West for Third place Friday night at 7:00.

Girls...
Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Owensville defeated top seeded Hermann 48-46.
Chamois beat New Haven 36-18
Consolation Semifinals...
St. Clair took down Montgomery County 49-24. Allison Hinson scored 14 for the Lady Bulldogs
Warrenton beat Wright City 62-22.

In Wrestling...
Washington shut out Fort Zumwalt East 80-0 to improve to 14-3.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Softball Player Megan Freitag. Megan is a four year starter in center field and is rock solid with the glove as she made several diving catches throughout her career. Megan is also good with the bat. She hit third in the lineup and finished as the career leader in home runs at Washington High School with 10. She has always been a very good student maintaining an "A" average.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 19 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

THE BLACK & WHITE ISSUES OF FERGUSON - 10/13/2014 - 11:06am
STRIKING ISIS IN SYRIA - 09/23/2014 - 6:00am
IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 47 sec ago

Sami Vatanen scored two power play goals helping the Ducks grab a 3-0 win over the Blues at the Honda Center. St. Louis outshot the Ducks 28-to-25 despite the loss. Brian Elliot allowed all three goals for the Blues, who are 2-2-and-1. The Blues return home Thursday to host the Canucks.